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Bharatiya Janata Party, Tamil Nadu

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Bharatiya Janata Party, Tamil Nadu
PresidentL. Murugan
FounderAtal Bihari Vajpayee
L. K. Advani
Founded6 April 1980
(41 years ago)
 (1980-04-06)
HeadquartersKamalalayam,
19, Vaidyaraman Street,
T. Nagar, Chennai-600017, Tamil Nadu, India
Youth wingBharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Tamil Nadu
Women's wingBJP Mahila Morcha, Tamil Nadu
Ideology
  • Integral humanism
  • Social conservatism
  • Economic nationalism
  • Cultural nationalism
  • Hindu nationalism
Colours     Saffron
AllianceNational Democratic Alliance
Seats in Lok Sabha
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/ 545
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[1](currently 541 members + 1 Speaker)
Seats in Rajya Sabha
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Seats in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly
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Election symbol
BJP election symbol.png
Website
BJP Tamil Nadu

The Bharatiya Janata Party, Tamil Nadu (or BJP Tamil Nadu) is a state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Tamil Nadu. The headquarters of the party is called Kamalalayam, which is located at Vaidyaraman Street, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The party appointed L. Murugan as the president of the BJP Tamil Nadu and he is currently serving to this position from 2020.[2]

List of presidents of the state unit[edit]

S.No Name Tenure Ref.
1 K. Narayan Rao 1980 – 1984 -
2 C. P. Radhakrishnan 1990 – 1995 and 2001 – 2006 -
3 K. N. Lakshmanan 1984 – 1989 and 1996 – 2000 [3]
4 La Ganesan 2006 – 2009 [4]
5 Pon Radhakrishnan 30 December 2009 – 27 May 2014 [5]
6 Tamilisai Soundararajan 16 August 2014 – 1 September 2019 [6]
7 L. Murugan 11 March 2020 – Incumbent [2]

Prominent Members[edit]

Vice Presidents of the state unit[edit]

  • M. Chakravarthy
  • Nainar Nagendran, Former Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, Former Minister (from AIADMK)
  • V. P. Duraisamy, Former Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, Former Deputy Speaker (from DMK)
  • K. S. Narendiran
  • M. Muruganandam
  • M. N. Raja
  • A. R. Mahalakshmi
  • P. Kanagasabapathi
  • Puratchikavidhasan
  • K. Annamalai, Former I.P.S Officer

General Secretaries of the state unit[edit]

  • K. T. Raghavan
  • G. K. Selvakumar
  • R. Srinivasan
  • Karu. Nagarajan

See also[edit]

  • Politics of India
  • Bharatiya Janata Party
  • List of political parties in India
  • State units of the Bharatiya Janata Party
  • List of current state presidents of the Bharatiya Janata Party

References[edit]

  1. "Members: Lok Sabha". loksabha.nic.in. Lok Sabha Secretariat. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "L Murugan appointed BJP state president in Tamil Nadu". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  3. "K. N. Lakshmanan BJP state president in Tamil Nadu". The Hindu. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  4. "La Ganesan BJP state president in Tamil Nadu". The Hindu. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  5. "Pon Radhakrishnan appointed BJP state president in Tamil Nadu". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  6. "Tamilisai appointed BJP state president in Tamil Nadu". The Hindu. Retrieved 2020-12-03.

External links[edit]


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